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  1. opentype's post in Why are my meta titles way too long? was marked as the answer   
    I like it the way it is. It provides context which is great for SEO and people’s understanding of the content. Take this Google search result from one of my sites:

    The title “LUBR” wouldn’t make any sense at all. But the forum title makes it clear that this is a font identification request in relation to “LUBR” and the site title makes it clear that this is a search result from a typography website. And if you know that site already, seeing that brand in the title will increase the chance of clicking that link. Everything works together perfectly. 
    Sure, the title can get long this way and might be cut off, but I would still say that overall, the benefits outweigh potential downsides. 
     
  2. opentype's post in Clubs - restricted viewing was marked as the answer   
    That’s what closed/private clubs do.

  3. opentype's post in Users being able to post rich text even though it is disabled was marked as the answer   
    There is no styling applied. Those are mathematical characters, which are meant to be displayed like that. Just like you can post emoji without requiring styling. 
  4. opentype's post in Changing background color of a particular page was marked as the answer   
    It’s a Pages page. You could create a custom CSS file in the templates section and then activate that for just this page. That would be the cleanest solution. 
  5. opentype's post in Show records like articles and database filters was marked as the answer   
    It’s working as intended. I had a discussion about this with Matt years ago. 
    So, it might better be feature request. 
  6. opentype's post in configure styles to be removed or preserved in the posts feed? was marked as the answer   
    It kills all HTML (styling), because the text field needs to be cut somewhere and that won’t work if the the HTML isn’t removed first. So you can’t preserve the custom font styling there. 
    But you could probably solve your issue globally by defining a proper font stack for your entire website, where the browser falls back to your Tolkien font automatically. You just need to define it globally and make sure that no other font containing these “private use area” character is called first. 
  7. opentype's post in How do I set up login page as community homepage for guests? was marked as the answer   
    There is a third-party plugin for it: 
     
  8. opentype's post in Not Sharing on facebook was marked as the answer   
    Yeah, look at the same page after logging out. It will probably show the “Sorry, no permission” message. 
    Which by the way, does not mean you cannot share that link. It just means that Facebook cannot retrieve any useful information from the link and picks up the error message instead. 
  9. opentype's post in How to reinstall original articles DB? was marked as the answer   
    Do this for the blog look: (2 settings)

  10. opentype's post in Do I have marketplace functionality in my community was marked as the answer   
    No. Member to member is limited to file downloads. Services can’t be sold this way. 
  11. opentype's post in Setting up a new page in Pages was marked as the answer   
    Outgoing database links come from a theme template called “basicRelationship”. Incoming links are defined in the display template assign to the database. So, that would be the most straightforward way to change the comma-separated lists to something else. 
    Of course you can also do it all manually and load the records that are saved in the database relationship field—provided you are building a custom template that is not meant for multiple databases. 
  12. opentype's post in Subscriptions: Automatic Renewals was marked as the answer   
    First, we need to be clear about words. Auto-renewal is just the process of starting subscription term after subscription term by issuing a new invoice unless the subscription is cancelled. That is true for all IPS subscriptions. There is no way to turn that off. 
    Auto-charging is linked to the payment method. For Stripe, the card details can be saved and Stripe will then charge the cards, for PayPal there is the option of activating Billing Agreements, which does the same. If those options aren’t forced or not chosen by the user, then just an invoice will be created and the users have to manually pay for the next term. They have a certain amount of time for that around the date of the expiration. So, you will not always see the option to renew. 
  13. opentype's post in Customizing "You do not have permissions to view this content." page ?? was marked as the answer   
    It’s a theme template (for all errors) + language strings. 
    One exception: for the access to specific forums, you can set up a custom text per forum in the forum settings.

  14. opentype's post in Ukraine emoji flag? was marked as the answer   
    You can just copy it from anywhere. It’s just a Unicode character like any letter: 🇺🇦
    In the IPS symbol picker:

    Another common variation people are using: 💙💛
  15. opentype's post in Are Pages page views still counted? was marked as the answer   
    Thanks for the pointer. I followed the lead and found an outdated cron key. 
  16. opentype's post in disable uppercase and spaces in the display names was marked as the answer   
    The settings are under ACP → Members → Profiles → Profile Settings → Display Names → Allowed characters in display names
    I think in your case, you would have to switch to RegEx mode to only allow the a-to-z range without spaces or uppercase.  
  17. opentype's post in .svg file as community logo was marked as the answer   
    You would need to modify the theme template called “logo”. 
    It wouldn’t make much difference though. The advantage of an SVG graphic (with vector content) would be that it can be scaled up indefinitely without requiring a larger file size. But for an IPS website, that is mostly irrelevant as the logo is and stays rather small in every circumstance. It also won’t look better just because the original image is vector-based. The render engine has the same amount of pixels available. If you really use the optimum resolution, the result should be exactly the same. 
  18. opentype's post in 4.6 CSS Calendar was marked as the answer   
    For the background color of the current day:
    .cCalendar td.cCalendar_today, .cCalendarWeek div.cCalendar_today { background: #FF0000; } The title of the event over the entire period is set as part of the calendar the event is assigned to. You change it in the ACP in the calendar settings. 
  19. opentype's post in Disable post before register was marked as the answer   
    Yes. Type “post before register” in the ACP search bar to quickly get to the setting. 
  20. opentype's post in Cloudflare user IPs sometimes appear as a string was marked as the answer   
    Nothing to fix. It’s just a newer/longer kind of IP address. 
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv6_address
  21. opentype's post in Featured Topics NOT showing in "Currently Discussing..." at top was marked as the answer   
    What are the settings for this block? Is it maybe limited to only show featured records from some forums?
  22. opentype's post in Can I change "Clubs" to "Circles"? was marked as the answer   
    Yes, but you have to manually change every instance of the word “club” in all language strings. That’s several pages of language strings. You would also need to customize the club URLs. 
    (I wouldn’t really recommend it.)
  23. opentype's post in How do I see how many members I have? was marked as the answer   
    On the front end, you can drag the Member Statistics widget onto any page. 
    In the ACP, there is a similar widget for the Dashboard. 
  24. opentype's post in administration: How to split a topic was marked as the answer   
    Use the checkbox in the topic view to select all the posts you want. There is no limit of how many posts can be selected. Once a selection was made, there will be a button bar with possible functions like hide, merge and split.  
  25. opentype's post in Add New Record in Pages (with custom fields) was marked as the answer   
    The custom fields offered on the database form page depend on permissions and the category they are activated for. So, it that sense, they can be “selected”. I am not sure what you wan on top of that. Maybe give a specific example so it more clear?
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